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Researchers Say Ryuk Ransomware Made $3.7m In 5 Months

Ryuk Ransomware If you have never heard of Ransomware, then you are (without meaning any disrespect) badly in need of some education. The malware, which shot to popularity ...

January 14, 2019 at 6:06 pm by
malware

Cryptocurrency Malware Holds Top 3 Spots In Virus Charts

Cryptocurrency Malware 2017 was a pretty huge year for the cryptocurrency market. The boom in the price of Bitcoin saw many people who had never even heard of it before ...

January 14, 2019 at 3:27 pm by
malware

Cryptocurrency Mining Malware Has Increased By 4000%

Mining Malware Has Increased By 4000% Cryptocurrency mining was one of the biggest crazes of 2017. With the huge spike in the price of Bitcoin, it brought many people onto the ...

December 19, 2018 at 5:28 pm by
mcafee

Intel Enter Discussions To Potentially Sell McAfee

Intel May Be Preparing To Sell McAfee It has been a little over 7 years since Intel purchased the McAfee antivirus program. It is, however, perhaps something of a surprise to ...

December 15, 2018 at 9:08 am by
Brit Who Stopped WannaCry Malware Global Attack Donating Reward to Charity

Nearly Half Of IT Directors Admit They Would Pay A Ransom

Half Of IT Directors Admit They Would Pay A Ransom You may recall back in 2017 how the Wannacry malware virus had a huge impact on systems around the world. The virus proved ...

November 27, 2018 at 3:00 pm by

Malwarebytes Premium Ranked Worst Malware Protector

Malwarebytes Premium Ranked Worst Malware Protector German IT security institute AV-Test regularly publishes their rankings based on testing of the latest versions of ...

November 27, 2018 at 1:53 pm by
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Avast To End Windows XP/Vista Support In January

Avast To End Windows XP/Vista Support In January For many, Avast has proven to be one of the most effective and reliable free anti-virus programs on the market. Having used ...

November 2, 2018 at 11:32 am by

US Government Officials ‘Adult’ Web Search Spreads Malware

US Government Officials ‘Adult’ Web Search Spreads Malware You may be aware of the acronym NSFW. For those of you unaware, NSFW or ‘not suitable for ...

October 30, 2018 at 1:51 pm by
PlayStation 4 On Track to Reach 100 Million Units Sold in 2019

PS4 Users Claim Malicious Message Is Causing System Crashes

PS4 Users Claim Malicious Message Is Causing System Crashes The PlayStation 4, without doubt, is currently one of the most popular consoles ever released. While it might not ...

October 15, 2018 at 3:35 pm by

New UEFI Malware Discovered With Russian Links

New UEFI Malware Discovered With Russian Links The UEFI firmware on your system is perhaps some of the most important. A more modern take on the BIOS system (and sometimes ...

October 3, 2018 at 2:33 pm by
mcafee

McAfee Warns Cryptocurrency Malware Will Get Worse

McAfee Warns Cryptocurrency Malware Will Get Worse You may or may not be aware, but every quarter McAfee releases a report stating what they believe is currently (or going to ...

September 25, 2018 at 4:46 pm by
free software programs

Free Software Alternatives And Options For Your Windows PC

Software Alternatives Windows 10 is perhaps one of the best loaded operating systems to date. There is very little that it doesn’t have a program for, with a few notable ...

August 23, 2018 at 6:59 pm by
windows defender

Windows Defender Works With Vendors To Stop False Positives

Windows Defender Works With Vendors To Stop False Positives Windows Defender has become one of the most popular anti-virus programs out there. Available for free, it initially ...

August 18, 2018 at 4:40 pm by

Computer Crime Has Dropped By 31% In England And Wales

Computer Crime Has Dropped By 31% In England And Wales One of the many dangers of being online is encountering a virus or malware. Admittedly, the chances of this are actually ...

July 20, 2018 at 1:45 pm by
fbi

FBI Recommend Router Reboot To Flush Out Malware

FBI Issues Statement Recommending Router Reboot to Flush Out Malware For any home or particularly small business, where security may not be so tight, the existence of malware ...

May 26, 2018 at 3:26 pm by

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